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  • The Culture of German Environmentalismby Axel Goodbody

    Berghahn Books 2002; US$ 29.95

    Though much has been written about the Green Party in Germany, less is known about the changes in individuals' attitudes towards the environment that led to the rise of environmental movement, or of its cultural roots. This volume draws attention to the breadth of environmentalism in contemporary Germany and its significance for German political... more...

  • Mutual Sustainability of Tubewell Farming and Aquifersby Ahmad Saeed Khattak

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This study combines economic cost-benefit analysis and behavioral models of resource use to generate a framework for sustainable groundwater-irrigated agriculture, deploying datasets from arid southern Pakistan to illustrate the dangers of overextraction. more...

  • Sustainability: The Basicsby Peter Jacques

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 25.95

    Sustainability is concerned with the issues around the ongoing and mutual preservation of both society and the environment. It is a widely used term and supposed goal for many governments but it is also easily misunderstood. Sustainability: The Basics offers an accessible and interdisciplinary introduction to the concept, and discusses key questions... more...

  • Off the Gridby Phillip Vannini; Jonathan Taggart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Off-grid isn?t a state of mind. It isn?t about someone being out of touch, about a place that is hard to get to, or about a weekend spent offline. Off-grid is the property of a building (generally a home but sometimes even a whole town) that is disconnected from the electricity and the natural gas grid. To live off-grid, therefore, means having to... more...

  • Ecoculturesby Steffen Böhm; Zareen Pervez Bharucha; Jules Pretty

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    The world faces a ?perfect storm? of social and ecological stresses, including climate change, habitat loss, resource degradation and social, economic and cultural change. In order to cope with these, communities are struggling to transition to sustainable ways of living that improve well-being and increase resilience. This book demonstrates how communities... more...

  • Progress in Sustainable Energy Technologies Vol IIby Ibrahim Dincer; Adnan Midilli; Haydar Kucuk

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 229.00

    This multi-disciplinary volume presents information on the state-of-the-art in the sustainable development technologies and tactics. Its unique amalgamation of the latest technical information, research findings and examples of successfully applied new developments in the area of sustainable development will be of keen interest to engineers, students,... more...

  • Sustainable Living with Environmental Risksby Nobuhiro Kaneko; Shinji Yoshiura; Masanori Kobayashi

    Springer Japan 2014; Not Available

    This book details practical technologies for coping with environmental risks in Asia and Africa. It offers solutions to maintain harmony between economic development and environmental preservation. more...

  • Urban Development Challenges, Risks and Resilience in Asian Mega Citiesby R.B. Singh

    Springer Japan 2014; US$ 129.00

    In this book, an interdisciplinary research group of faculty members, researchers, professionals, and planners contributed to an understanding of the dynamics and dimensions of emerging challenges and risks in megacities in the rapidly changing urban environments in Asia and examined emerging resilience themes from the point of view of sustainability... more...

  • Forschungsfeld Gastronomieby Klaus Fritz; Daniela Wagner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    Im vorliegenden Buch wird das noch junge Forschungsfeld Gastronomie beleuchtet. Eingangs wird das Forschungsfeld eingegrenzt und definiert. Darauf aufbauend werden innovative Forschungsprojekte im Bereich Gastronomie vorgestellt. So werden beispielsweise die kulinarischen Grundeinstellungen von Gästen der Wiener Gastronomie analysiert oder die Umsetzung... more...

  • Energie der Alpenby Oliver D. Doleski; Klaus Lorenz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 9.99

    Als einzigartiger Natur- und Kulturraum ist die Alpenregion von landschaftsverändernden Eingriffen der Energiewirtschaft besonders betroffen und daher lautet die Kernfrage des Autorenteams um Oliver D. Doleski und Klaus Lorenz, kann bzw. wie soll der Alpenraum perspektivisch zu einer europäischen Energiekonzeption beitragen, ohne den Lebensraum Alpen... more...